Financial Analyst (Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst) CG-1160-14/15

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 28, 2021
Closes
Oct 01, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision, Exams Tools, Credit Risk & Emerging Risks Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and performs a variety of complex qualitative, quantitative, and other analyses in order to identify and evaluate emerging issues affecting the safety and soundness of insured institutions.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

At the full performance level, major duties include:
  • Plans, conducts, and evaluates the output of quantitative studies related to emerging issues, including those studies performed in conjunction with staff from other Divisions and regulatory agencies.
  • Develops and applies advanced quantitative techniques and tools to assist in the identification and evaluation of emerging issues affecting the safety and soundness of insured institutions (individually and collectively) and the treatment of bank customers.
  • Reports analytical findings through presentations, meetings and written products to a variety of internal and external audiences. Such audiences will include senior management of the FDIC, personnel at other regulatory agencies, insured institution representatives, and the public.
  • Makes recommendations and participates in the modification/development of new supervisory policies and programs to address emerging issues affecting the safety and soundness of insured institutions and the treatment of bank customers.
  • Represents the Corporation at various Regional and National meetings and conferences conducted by the Corporation, other financial industry regulatory agencies, and private industry.
  • Develops and delivers training programs to enhance examiner knowledge and skills related to emerging issues.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel is required..

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-14 - To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/CG-13 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing financial analysis and evaluating corporate and specialized fields of finance such as, public finance, securities, international finance, money and securities markets, investments, and banking; and experience analyzing financial and management structures, operations, and practices of corporate and other organizations.

CG-15 - To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/CG-14 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience developing analytical tools to evaluate and perform financial analysis and evaluating corporate and specialized fields of finance such as, public finance securities, international finance, money and securities markets, investments, and banking; and experience analyzing financial and management structure, operations, and practices of corporate and other financial organizations.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants eligible for CTAP (Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis and modeling techniques involving financial, economic and other data/information to analyze and assess the risk of financial institutions.
  • Knowledge of financial institution supervisory methods, techniques, and procedures, including those for large, complex, troubled, and/or specialty financial institutions.
  • Skill using a wide variety of internal and external sources to gather financial, economic, market, and other information on financial institutions.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in writing to technical and non-technical audiences and to senior-level management.
  • Ability to deliver informal and formal presentations to a wide variety of audiences at all levels of the organization as well as to bankers and other industry participants, other banking regulators, and the general public.
  • Ability to complete projects and assignments within severe time constraints and under significant pressure.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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